December 4th means different things to different people. It can be personal or it can be nothing at all. To most, it’s just another day. To hip hop, it’s the day one of it’s greatest students turned teachers was born. Like it or not, Jigga man has lasted 5 times longer than what most rappers dream to last. Even to the haters, that should mean alot.
The Queen, the timeless Legend, Mary J. Blige gets in the seasonal spirit, with her latest offering “My Favorite Things”, directed by Markus Klinko and Indrani. This is the second single from her new album “Mary Christmas”, available now.
Cory Gunz goes back to his roots of the Bronx, NY, with a gritty new visual/single entitled “Simple As That”. This was directed by 1UPNY, produced by Rick Marvel, and his new mixtape “Datz WTF I’m Talkin Bout”, is available now.
Justin Bieber, during his #musicmondays, has finally dropped a new visual for his fans entitled “All That Matters”. This was directed by Colin Tilley, and is from his new movie “Believe”, in theaters on December 25th.
This is a studio session with the talented producer Mike Kalombo collaborating with Juliette Ashby of the UK. Combined with the ferocious flow of Da Brat added, sprinkled with the cleverness of another artist Rock Floyd, and this is what inspiration sounds like. Watch/gain insight on how the recording process goes, when creative artist are put in one room.
Kanye West has been on “media tour” of sorts. He recently stopped by “The Breakfast Club” on Power 103, Hot 97 in NYC, and “Sway In The Morning” on Shade 45, as well. His latest visit was to Atlanta’s radio station V103 Monday afternoon, for an on-air interview with DJ Greg Street. He continues to vehemently defend his creative freedom, and being marginalized as just a hip-hop star, by the corporate infrastructure of the fashion industry.